Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - production map
11 Best Countries in Renewable Energy
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/24/2015 4:53:02 AM
Renewable energy is the future of the world, which means that these 11 ... amount of electricity from renewable energy as well as a country whose electricity generation from renewable energy production is a large percentage of its total electricity ...
Coal Use to Decrease, Replaced by Natural Gas, Renewables in Developed Countries, Report Predicts
The Street - 11/24/2015 2:54:20 PM
The use of coal is projected to decrease in several OECD countries ... Energy Agency. The power generation sector is expected to lead the way towards a decarbonized energy system. Earlier this month, the International Energy Agency released the World ...
Climate pledges: A look at what different countries are doing
Japan Times - 11/22/2015 8:51:38 AM
PARIS – With just a week to go until a crucial global warming summit begins, 170 countries have submitted ... with 2005 levels. The world’s most populous nation will boost the share of non-fossil fuel in primary energy consumption from 11.2 percent ...
Top Wind Power Countries Relative to Electricity Production (CleanTechnica Exclusive)
CleanTechnica - 6/5/2012 4:26:46 PM
Closing out this series (I think), below are the top countries in the world* for wind power capacity relative to electricity production**. In other words, these are the countries that have the most wind power compared to their electricity production.
Energy Downturn Spreads Beyond Oil Patch — Energy Journal
The Wall Street Journal - 11/24/2015 2:18:33 PM
The ripple effects of low oil prices can be seen world-wide, even in places ... making it nearly impossible for the country to tap the markets again. Separately, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, a pan-European regulator, says it has ...
India will seek 'climate justice for billions of poor of this world' at Paris climate change meet
Firstpost - 11/23/2015 7:10:14 AM
Prakash Javadekar called on industrialised countries to commit to more stringent targets to free up "carbon space" for the developing world to generate emissions ... instead defiantly vowing to double coal production by 2020. It argues stricter emissions ...
How Fast Can We Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System?
Government Technology - 11/23/2015 10:47:58 PM
Starting later this month, the world’s nations will convene in traumatized Paris ... the largest one humanity has ever faced. It involves not only energy production, but also transportation, lighting, heating, cooling, cooking and other basic systems ...
World Bank sets out plan to bolster Africa against climate change
Reuters - 11/24/2015 6:50:33 PM
BARCELONA, Nov 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank aims to drive more funding into efforts to help African countries withstand climate change impacts and boost their clean energy production through a $16 billion plan revealed on Tuesday.
Kenya: Global Lender Seeks Sh51 Billion to Finance Energy Projects in Developing Countries
AllAfrica - 11/24/2015 11:41:04 AM
The International Finance Corporation has issued a Sh51 billion ($500 million) bond to fund investments in developing countries ... with electricity alone accounting for 17 per cent. As a result, the KTDA management has often cited high cost of production ...
World View: Ukraine Suspends All Commercial Trade with Occupied Crimea
Breitbart News - 11/24/2015 2:25:42 PM
Following on from last week’s terrorist attack in Paris, countries along the Balkan migration trail ... As we reported yesterday, transmission towers (pylons) carrying electricity lines from Ukraine to occupied Crimea were sabotaged and blown up ...
Libya Energy Profile: Holder Of Africa’s Largest Proved Crude Oil Reserves – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 11/22/2015 6:49:57 AM
In 1971, Libya became the third country in the world, after Algeria ... from power outages caused by electricity shortfalls to end users, including operators of oil and natural gas fields. Power shortfalls have affected production at some of Libya ...
EPA Regulations To Cause Double-Digit Electricity Price Increases In Nearly Every State
The Daily Caller - 11/24/2015 4:56:02 PM
It’s the key regulation of President Barack Obama’s global warming agenda and one way he’s trying to prove to the world the U.S ... the weight of higher energy prices. Obama says the CPP is necessary to getting other countries, like China, to ...
Cathy Buckle: Zimbabwe – A country in waiting. SA’s future?
biznews.com - 11/23/2015 5:11:32 PM
Cathy Buckle returns home to Zimbabwe after a few weeks in the ‘first world’. It’s a downhill slide ... She quickly shifts her focus to the state of the country and says nothing has changed, electricity is a rarity, water scarce while growth, jobs ...
Sun, Water, Wind: A global blueprint for 100 percent clean energy
Smart Grid News - 11/23/2015 8:24:48 PM
The researchers also calculated that just 0.3 percent of the world's land footprint would have to be devoted to energy production under a 100 percent clean energy scenario -- less than the size of Madagascar. The countries in the roadmap include the world ...
Algeria sees energy earnings, reserves dropping sharply in 2016
Business Recorder - 11/22/2015 8:25:59 PM
We have planned a reasonable increase in the prices of fuel and electricity to cover production costs," he said ... main reason behind high consumption rates in the country of 40 million people. The world oil price slide is testing an economic system ...